Gourmet Macaroni and Cheese ️



Gourmet Macaroni and Cheese

If you’re looking for the ultimate comfort food, our Gourmet Macaroni and Cheese recipe is a game-changer. Creamy, cheesy, and packed with flavor, this dish will take your taste buds on a journey. Whether you’re serving it as a side or making it the main event, this macaroni and cheese recipe will leave everyone craving for more.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound elbow macaroni
  • 4 cups shredded sharp cheddar cheese
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter
  • 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/4 cup breadcrumbs (optional for topping)

Instructions

  1. Cook the elbow macaroni according to package instructions until al dente. Drain and set aside.
  2. In a large saucepan, melt the butter over medium heat. Stir in the flour to create a roux. Cook for 1-2 minutes, or until it turns golden brown.
  3. Gradually whisk in the milk until the mixture is smooth and thickened.
  4. Stir in the shredded cheddar cheese until it’s fully melted and the sauce is creamy.
  5. Season the cheese sauce with salt, pepper, and paprika.
  6. Add the cooked macaroni to the cheese sauce and mix until well coated.
  7. If desired, sprinkle breadcrumbs on top for a crispy crust.
  8. Preheat your oven’s broiler and place the macaroni and cheese under the broiler for 2-3 minutes until the top is golden brown (watch closely).
  9. Remove from the oven, let it cool slightly, and serve hot.

Prep Time: 15 minutes

Yield: 6 servings

Creamy and indulgent, this Gourmet Macaroni and Cheese recipe is the perfect comfort food for any occasion. With a golden, crispy topping and a rich, cheesy sauce, it’s sure to be a crowd-pleaser.

Nutrition Information: (per serving) Calories: 450, Fat: 25g, Carbohydrates: 35g, Protein: 18g

Indulge in this delightful dish, and you’ll understand why it’s a timeless classic. Whether it’s a family dinner or a special gathering, our Gourmet Macaroni and Cheese will always steal the show. The creamy, cheesy goodness paired with a hint of paprika and that delightful crispy topping is simply irresistible. Make this recipe today and savor the flavors of comfort on your plate.

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Hi! I’m Margaret!

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